Bill Tyndall is vice president of commercial strategic initiatives for Duke Energy. He leads a group within the company’s nonregulated commercial business unit that is developing new energy opportunities for the nation’s largest utility. The group focuses on disturbed energy resources including distributed generation and disturbed load management.
Previously, Tyndall served as the head of the federal policy and regulatory affairs, where he managed federal policy and related stakeholder engagement at Duke Energy, including the groups responsible for federal government affairs, federal regulatory relations, and federal environment and energy policy. He is based in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining Duke Energy, Tyndall served as a managing director of Natsource LLC, a company that provides asset management, origination and advisory services in the energy space. He was responsible for structuring investments into the firm’s investment vehicles and identifying new investment opportunities in clean energy.
From 1998 to 2006, Tyndall served in various leadership positions at Cinergy Corp. He served as vice president of corporate development and strategy, where he was responsible for mergers, acquisitions and divestures, as well as development of corporate growth initiatives. Tyndall also served as vice president of environmental services and federal affairs, working closely with government regulators and testifying before Congress, state utility commissions and other government entities.
From 1995 to 1998, Tyndall served as the minority counsel to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, where he advised then Ranking Member John Dingell and other Democratic members of the Committee on ussies involving the Clean Air Act and other environmental statutes.
From 1990 to 1995, Tyndall served as a senior counsel and then as a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he worked on Clean Air Act issues.
Tyndall received a bachelor’s degree with honors from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law. He also completed the Stanford University School of Business Executive Program.